The student understands the value of tourism, forestry, rural business and reindeer husbandry in the economic life in Lapland (GNP, number of employees and multiplier impacts). (S)He knows the meaning of nature conservation to economic life in Lapland and the need and means of land use conflict management.
The student learns to know reindeer as an artic animal. (S)He knows the history and organizations of reindeer husbandry. The student learns to know detailed step by step description of reindeer herding as a source of livelihood. (S)He understands how the incomes of reindeer herders are compiled.
Core of course:
Nature in Lapland
Economic life in Lapland
Reindeer husbandry case